Pregnancy Can Worsen CMT Symptoms With Outcomes Unaffected, Italian Study Finds

Pregnancy Can Worsen CMT Symptoms With Outcomes Unaffected, Italian Study Finds

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Pregnancy Can Worsen CMT Symptoms With Outcomes Unaffected, Italian Study Finds

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) does not significantly affect the outcomes of pregnancies but a pregnancy can cause CMT symptoms to worsen, according to a study in Italy, which also recommends that expectant mothers with CMT be carefully monitored. While outcomes such as miscarriage and newborn health were similar between women with CMT and those without the disease, researchers noticed higher rates of certain complications, such as early deliveries among those with CMT. The study, “Pregnancy in…

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